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Reliability
The consistency of a method as it is applied to the participants, measured by the ability to replicate the study and also by the consistency of the results found.
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Validity
Measuring what you claim to measure and having findings about real-life situations and behaviours.
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Objectivity
Something that is externally verifiable and observable by others, gathering views and opinions of others.
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Subjectivity
To look at something from the perspective of an individual, when the researcher imposes their own views on data.
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Agentic State
A mental condition proposed by Milgram in which we give up our free will in order to serve the needs of society. For example, acting on behalf of another person.
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Autonomous State
A mental condition proposed by Milgram in which the person is acting and thinking as an independent individual, and free will is fully active.
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Moral Strain
The consequences of going against your own conscience and doing something you know to be wrong.
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In-group
A group that you believe yourself to be a member of.
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Out-group
A group that has something in common with one of your in-groups, but you are not a member of.
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Social Categorisation
The act of grouping people according to some category. For example, goths or chavs.
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Social Comparison
The act of comparing social groups with each other.
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Social identification
The act of personally accepting that you belong to a particular group by accepting their norms.
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Obedience
A type of social influence where an individual follows the rules or orders given by an authority figure.
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Prejudice
A negative pre-set attitude that is usually applied to members of a particular social category.
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Discrimination
Behaving differently towards people based on their membership of a group.
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Measuring what you claim to measure and having findings about real-life situations and behaviours.

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To look at something from the perspective of an individual, when the researcher imposes their own views on data.

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A mental condition proposed by Milgram in which we give up our free will in order to serve the needs of society. For example, acting on behalf of another person.

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